NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

Sheng Di Huang
A Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) derived from the root tuber of perennial herbaceous plant Rehmannia glutinosa Libosch (Chinese foxglove root, Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae) belonging to the Scrophulariaceae family. This traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is believed to nourish yin and may help relieve any symptoms due to yin deficiency. It may replenish fluids and help with constipation and fever. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae
Rehmannia glutinosa